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I woke up to find this wonderful thank-you note in my email from a UC Berkeley student I coached on finding an internship. It just goes to show that putting time and effort into networking through LinkedIn really pays off!

"I just wanted to update you that I finally got my dream internship (data analytics for the Human Rights Campaign in Washington DC)! I am so grateful for all the time and energy you spent helping me navigate the recruiting world. In fact, part of the reason I got the job is because I took your advice to send people messages on LinkedIn; the person I reached out to at HRC made sure I got an interview."
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4 days ago  ·  

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An eager group of international job seekers recently took my 2 1/2-hour workshop on "How To Write an American-Style Resume." Attendees came from India, Chile, Argentina, Holland, Germany, Poland, Korea, and Israel. They walked away knowing about the important components of a resume and how to describe their experience in a way that will grab an employer's attention! A big "thank you" to INSPIRE for inviting me.Thanks Yvonne for leading this excellent resume writing workshop. We had the opportunity to learn about the contents of an effective resume. We discussed various practical techniques that will definitely help all participants draft a professional resume in the future. ... See MoreSee Less

5 days ago  ·  

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I had fun teaching a group of international jobseekers in Berkeley how to Network the American Way! Thanks to INSPIRE for inviting me.Many thanks to Yvonne Lefort for leading this wonderful networking workshop. Through sharing her amazing personal journey, Yvonne covered many essential topics including the importance of elevator pitch, online-networking etc. We'd also like to give special thanks to all attendees for their active participation during the workshop. ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago  ·  

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